Essex County (VA) Fishing Reports, Fishing Times, Licenses, and Campgrounds

Fish Species in Essex County Area

Bullhead,  Perch,  Largemouth Bass,  Bream/Bluegill,  Brook Trout,  Smallmouth Bass,  Brown Trout,  Pickerel,  Rainbow Trout,   and 23 more

Essex County Area Fishing by Water Type

Lakes: 917   Rivers/Streams: 857   Reservoirs: 138   Others: 603   All: 2,515

Essex County Fishing Reports

  "Great place to fish from shore and although I have never done it myself,..." Dragon Run

Essex County (VA) Fishing Spots

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Essex County (VA) Tackle Shops

Dj's Place

Colonial Beach

Essex County (VA) Fishing Licenses

For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit Virginia Fish & Wildlife. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the Fishing Spot is open to the public, and respect all signs indicating private property or restricting access.

More About Essex County (VA) Fishing

Whether you’re fishing for Redear Sunfish, Gar or White Catfish, or one of the other fish found near Essex County, we can tell you where to find them, how to bring them in, and who's having success. So find your new favorite fishing spot near Essex County, and grab your favorite fishing gear. All that, including links to your local fish and wildlife websites, record catches for a location, photos, GPS coordinates for where the fish can be found, and so much more. So what are you waiting for? Pick a nearby city and get started.